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January 19, 1922

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1 E EAIEMOUNT NEW 1 PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO II ELP FAIRMOUXT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-Fifth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1922 Number 14 Two Hard Games iKIWANIS HOST COUNCIL BUYS YOUNG ARSENAL Revised High School Five Defeats Fast Warren Team Threshers Pick Fairmount Man Oliver Iluller Elected to Executive Committee of the State Brotherhood at Annual Meeting Oliver Duller of Fairmount was elected one of the seven executive committeemen of the Indiana Brtber-ho. d of Threshermen. at it's annus! session in Indianapolis last week. He will serve one year. The brotherhood adopted resolu ror 1 he Academy) Will Meet La pro at Lagro Friday Night and on Saturday Night Will Battle With El wood at Academy The Academy basket ball quintet j has two hard games on its schedule for this week, going to Lagro Friday night where they meet the strong high school team which they defeated earlier in the season on the Academy j gym floor, and on Saturday night the ' ' Pendleton Next On The Schedule tions deploring the imperfect enforce ' Coach Walter's New Combination. Wins Hard Fought Game From Speedy Huntington County Quintet in Contest Full of Thrills and Classy Playing ftom Start to Finish. In a pr.no that was unusually fast nr.d haul fought from start to finish I the Fairmour.t hich school basket hall team won from the speedy Warren team at the F. H. S. gym, Wednesday s night by the score of S to 21. Both teams foueht hard every inch of the way and the fans were kept on their toes at most every stage of the contest by the fast plays and close guarding, coupled with the fact that the score was nearly tied or tied most of the time. Warren led out with a field goal from the first toss up and followed up with a bombardment that made j j j : Ehvood high school team comes to j Kiwanis stands for a move rigid the Academy. Both r,ames will be enforcement of law in Fairm ount, and hard fought ones, the Academy fans has Rone on rword as bei ready t hoping for a victory m each. The back the city administration in e; Academy team defeated Ehvood at ;rffort aIon? that line This wag made Ehvood by a small mtrg.n, but since j ck.ar at the reular meetinj? of the that time the Ehvood team has been;cIub held Monday night in the bage. materially strengthened, they recent- j ment of the Methodist church wbeie ly having held the Muncie five to a!the ladies of the home missinnary six point win. , society served an excellent dinner to ment of the Indiana workmen's com-, visitors who may have the inclination pensation law in the threshing indus- to visiC Fairmount, must hereafter try and called on all prosecuting at- have also an inclination to face riot torneys to give heed to this statue, guns and automatics. When he ree-The resolution cited the fact that ently surprised a couple of the "gen-annually about 500 accidents occur , try" working on the door at the Fair-among thrashermen and the workers moun State bank. Deputy Marshal associated with them in Indiana, and Hodson, demonstrated that he could about half of the accidents are found come mighty close to the mark on a NIGHT MARSHAL TO BE PROVIDED WITH RIOT GUN AND REGULAR AUTOMATIC Equipment Purchased So That Officer May Properly Entertain Visitors Big Reservoir and Air Pumps to he Added to Water Works Equipment Street Repairs Yejrtsrmen and other maurading quick shot with an ordinary revolver. The town hoard believes that he can do a whole lot better with a riot gun ;or an automatic, and at Monday night's session instructed, the town to immediately purchase both oi sucn instruments ior tne use ot tne night marshal. The next time night officer discovers someone "at work" it is more than likely there will be need for an ambulance call. i ne Acaaemy nve, however, has i game, last Friday at Tipton holding uie unneaien iipion rive 10 a a-irs . t 1 . 1 1 , wore, tney matting xneir ieaa auring, H he first two minutes of play, after j to occur in outfits which nave not compileiI with tm? law Xh "fptv tirst" movement, as applied to thrash, ing was strongly indorsed. The threshmen also elected officers, returning its president, W. II som, of Elizal ethtown, to his post- New-'clerk wk neni mi t-wu leuus y lIJtition. Rev. M. E. Barrett pastor of local fans sit up an,! take notice, j is going in almost invincible style at LaRue soon dropped in the first field; the present time. Last week Pendle-gval for Fairmour.t. but at the end of ton won from Hartford City, 2S to the first eight minutes. Warren was 2Cu and a couple of weeks ago the leading T to 2. Then the Black and Hartford City aggregation vanquish-Gold quintet murshal'e.l an almost jed the Anderson squad by a small impregnable defense, while the offense margin. Earlier in the season Pond- Madison County Five to he Seen Here for First Time this Season on Friday Night New Balconies in Gym Completed Two games of unusual interest ait? to he played at the Fairmount high school jm Friday night. In the big gr.me of the evening the Black and Gold quintet will clash with Pendleton, one of the strongest teams to visit Fairmount thus far this year. In the curtain raiser to begin at 7:15, the F. II. S. Junior high midgets will clash with the midget quintet f rom Marion Junior high. According to all reports, Pendleton leten won from Anderson. The Black and Gold quintet is going better at each rraet'ee and should bo abb? to cive the IV:. listen crew a mighty hard scrap for the honors. Both Craw and Flanagr.n, who are new men on the squad this semester, have been showing up in splendid style. A clever, speedy oiTense has boon developed that combined with a mighty sti'T defense, should brings re- suits. Coach Walters has not yet announced the local l;ne-up for the ccmir.sr scrap, but with any one of two or three possible combinations in Sghting togs the visiting basket art- i?ts will lx in for a hot fray. i It is probable that Craw and Hol- ; lingsworth will again start at for ward with I-aRuo at center and Pic-kard and Flanacan for the defense. Th s combination ha? mrde a rapid improvement daring the past week an ! is now playing a g.ime of basket Fall that will make any team sit up and take notice. In view of the im provement that has been shown since the Fdwood cam?, the Black and Gold j Monday night's session of the board .giving the team added strength, lhe was a rather busy one. In addition to .lineup for Saturday night's game, al-ordeving the purchase of a ntinature though not fully determined, will arsenal, the board also began prepara. ! probably be the same that went tions for the construction of the pro- ! acainst Tipton; Cecil and Edwards, posed new S00.000 gallon cement res- ervoir near the water works plant, ' running guard, and Brewer back and the installation of three air- guard. These five, with Rich, Lewis lift pumps at the plant. Clerk Little 'and Scott in reserve will give the was instructed to proceed at once with 1 Academy material for a hard battle, the necessary legal advertising look- ; As a curtain raiser the Academy sec-ins? to an issue of bonds for this our- i ond team will go against the Sweet- In practice this week the Academy players have been foing good, the addition of Edwards, ; jwho heretofore has been ineligible, I ! forwards; McCombs, center; Woods, zer second team. BUSINESS GIRLS CLUB ENJOYS POT-LUCK SUPPER A meeting of the Business Girls Club Tuesday evening in their club n.. T.".. : Ci T1- M"mi -"" ""'"'' was v'11 attpr-awl "J was a st en ioyahle affair. The committe in narrre, .uisses .iaoei ivitrvt uiancne Harshharjer and Noa Allen, proved to be delightful entertainers and the games, contests, etc., provided for the amusement of the guests were a decided success, while the pot-luck supper was everything that could be desired. The committee in charge of the next monthly meeting will be Masses Bonnie Kimes, Verne- Hard-wick and Mrs. Bertha Leming. Those present at the Tuesday night meeting) were Maude Briles. Vansetta Lewis, t ii... -m..i, tt; ; j ; tion, in which he has served seven years. With him were elected Elmer iCrull, of Hagerstown. vice-presi knt; jW. E. McCrecry, of Indianapolis, se:-'retary-trcasurer. The other executive committeemen are Charles 11. White, of SwitE City; A. C. Miller, of Edinburg: Eido Hackard. of Frankfort; L, N. Collins, of Indiannnolis; W. O. Shoemaker, of Middletown and Henry Ehrcsman, of Lafayette. REVIVAL MEETINGS AT FRIENDS CHURCH Evangel's McFarland Begins Series of FT (Torts With Earl IVlger in Charge of the Singing Rev. L. W. McFarland commenced ' a series of revival meetings in the Friends church Tuesday evening and was gi-octed by a large audience on liis opening night. His ta'k on "Revivals. The Need of Thmi." was both interesting a-d enlightening and laid such s:ronp hold upon his audience that those who went to hear him once ;w:il want to go asrain. Earl Folger, , who has charge of the music has his choir well organized and the singing tion to the audiences tiiat attend. In addition u the morning and evening ser ice there will be an afternoon ser- vioe at 2 o'clock, these meetings to continue indefinitelv. TELBAX CORPORATION NOW THING OF PAST The Telbax Corporation, which was manufactured plaving cards, (located in the old Odd Fellows build- ing on South Main street, is now a thing of the past, manufacturers of diff t iece of machinerv havitrg, , . , t t,.-. iuurinjj- tne past lew vee.s iorecioseo , ... ... . . t h oir lions and rltismantlotl anil t- " moved the machinery. Other equip- got busy on a scries of plays th?.t brought results. Soon tl '.e score was ;? at eleven all and Warren called time. Coach Walter's scrapping combination cam? back with renewed vigor when play was resumed and the hn'f ended It to IS with Warren trail-ling but pitting up a determined scrap. Both teams fought hard in the see-v.d half, but f-T six minutes neither gained an advantage. LaRue then r.d dod a fi.e'.d j .. and a minute later Hoilir.eswerth chalked up another. The Warren coach revisov! his line-up Ttme ar.vi aca:n tn a determined to tem 1,n.;i or .lught. With but three minutes to had lecun to trccp uj play Warren so that the score stood 21 to 2-V Moreover, just at this time. Craw went cut on four rt-rsonr.'s. vut C. PVkard replaced h'm nr. i the f.gh vss on once more. ' A r.ifty long shot by ' Hc-llingstvorth followed soon r.ftcr bv ore bv LaRue and ;ut at: the vlose Vy a frc-o throw by LaRue rrcui.nt every Frdroiour.t tVn t; his fct-t in one grand uproar and the game v as won.. This combination cf Coach Walter's sure put ur basket Fall a clever tme vf real ar.d the s-ocl and tioor wots wero a rur?le tv Warren at all time. Wsrrcn. strengthened by two new men this semester, has a real team and it took real basket ball to win the fray. Craw, playing his first game of the season on the high school five, showed up quite well and with a little mor? time for vae nm ano practice, should develop into a m'chtv valuable mm. Flanagan., undoubted- ty is no.amc aown me noor guara oosmon m cecier iasnion man iv nas . . . . . . teen riaved this vear and he is class - ! 1 - Ilc ed by every one as a "comer. Both ho and Ciatv have a world of sneed v TOJHNISTERS CLUB HAS CLERGY OF THE CITY AS GUESTS AT REGULAR BI- WRF.k'1 V T Iivriipnv " Rev. Barrett of Upland as Speaker of Evening Delivers Forceful Talk Plenty of Amusement Offered by "Stunt" Committee Smoker Given by Phi Delta Kappa. more than fifty Kiwanians and their with th Kiwanians, all of the pastoia of the local churches having been in- vited to be th t f , numner of them accenting th in i:u- th Uniand Methodist church, was t)l i,nnnr rltos f th m.t.mn ,,. the prjncjpai speaker on the program, jn additiQn to voicing the sentiment ;for a strict enfoi cement of law, the club also declared against the old method of appointing peace ofTiceis by political preferment, but rather that these appointments should be made on the basis of fittness and ability t) 'efficiently perform tha duties involved, But the evening was not all serious. In fact it was very much otherwise. On the menu was some most excellent gingerbread, but Lafe Ribble seemingly did not relish the portion served to him. It had been "doctored." Thei-e i was no water in the water glasses at each plate, but on each table was a i large jug of fluid bearing a "suspicious" color some of it, from appearances, having a tendency to recall th ? ."old days" before the 18th amendment went into effect. Some of the bolder ones tried the stuff, and got away with it all richt, while others, more timid, ate a thirsty meal. Wiiilo the dinner was in vTogicss, Dr. L. D. Iloiliday, president of the club, rose and explained that as time was short, and he had a most important matter to present, he would talk while the others ate. He then told how the club was earnestly interested in all things that meant for the upbuilding of the town and the betterment of local conditions in every way. While the club's 'primary obiect was not to locate fac- in every way, iliiii anuum x auiuuu succ m securm the locatin ot this industry it would be the biggest thing in the history of the town. iiiwr,ci, i. i t accomplish this would take money, real money, lots of it, and it would have to be pledged immediately. To get things started Dr. Holliday proposed that the subscription paper be started then and there, and that every one in the room who would be willing to head the list with a subscription of $500 stand up. At that instant the lights went out, there was a flash three of them and when the lights again came on Tony Payne, Rene Jones, and Hort Ribble were found to "be standing by their chairs, and wondering what had "hit em." Their chairs had been charged with electricity. Tony said he'd have "stood up for a $1,000" as quickly as he had for the "$500." In one part of the room was the "bachelors' table." At this all unmarried Kiwanians and giuests were seated. Each was required to give his reason for living in bachelorhood. A committee was named to judge. Edgar L. iMbrphet gave the best reason, and was awarded the prize, a button hole kupie. Paul Stewart offered the "bumest" reason, and the committee explained that it was the aim of the club to offer help to those really in need, and as Stewart was one such, the club would help him, and furnish him a bride. At this Mary Bevington, at the piano, struck up a wedding march, as from " one of the anterooms appeared the bride, (Ted Parker) in her bridal robes. The "Rev." Hort Ribble advanced, and commanding the abashed Mr. Stewart and the "blushing" bride to join hands, proceeded to pronuonce a wedding i ceremony that tenaea to ma Ke tne (Continued on Pae Four) cuir.tet should bo coing full force in v:hkh so important a rrt in meet-nrothor week and a consistent string 'inrs rf th?s k?nd is already an inspira A . , . ur i o j tones or other industries, the club did Gretchen Albertson, Muriel Cox, Ad- . - .. . T . ' . T , ,have a factory committee, and this idle Leach, Jennie Monohan, Indus : . , . t-- -it it d ui it- . committee had had presented to it a Roberts, Effie McIIatton, Bobbie ey- . r . , . ' , ,. . ; proposition, which, after careful m- iler, Mabel Riggs. Nora Allen, Blanche;1 t. . . , , o11 . . , . x- ii- - vestigation had proven to be all righi. ment has been sold by Receiver 0. R. a most interesting! talk on "Organiza-Scott, to outside parties. The build- "tion." The reports of the treasurer ing, on which it is estimated that S5.000 was spent in repairing and put. pose and also notice to contractors to submit bids for the work. It is the : purpose of the new hoard to carry out the plans of the old board along this line as rapidly as possible. The city is m neea ot the adaitionai water sun. i "" 1 plv and protection, and it is the hope to have the work completed before the heavv demand on the water plant ur!n- the sUr,,mw m3nth; 5tarts The board instructed the street commissioner to purchase at once twenty car loads of cinders from the Pennsylvania railroad company for use on the streets where needed, and the contract for the distribution of the cinders was awarded to Oz Relfe. A petition signed by some forty-two taxpayers living on and adjacent to Penn street, asking that that street be improved with some suitable material, was presented and the street commissioner instructed to make repairs where needed. ELECT NEW OFFICERS ' FAIRMOUNT FARMERS The meet in e of the Fairmount town- ship unit of the Farmer's Federation, held at East Branch Wednesday night was well attended and of unusual in- u , i, lerest 10 me memoers. ij. i. .t-vii- L. L. Need , -. . . i r 1t now nrosidont: of tho firant ier, new president of the County Agricultural association, gave and other officers were presented, officers for the ensuing year elected! meeting. In the talks of the evening it was pointed out that one of the important things accomplished by the Federation was the securing of tne appointment of a member of the Federal Reserve Board, , SEALE FUNERAL MONDAY pROM FRIENDS CHURCH o William p. Sealet who died at his home -n c, wiU arrive in Fairmount Saturday evening at 6 o'clock and will be taken from the Big Four depot to the home of Mrs. Rose Seale on Mill street. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 Vdock from church . - xj- rjl5flp. in ehskTtf Burial wm made ,n Park cemetery. ... ... , , Mim Alice L,te was the guest of Miss Wanetta Throckmorton, Tues- nignu l ? - a. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Creamer of near Alexandria, were in Fairmount on business Wednesday afternoon. L O. C. Atkinson was at the Grant county hospital in Marion Tuesday at ( the bedside of his son-in-law, Cecil J : Couch, who is very ill of plura pneu-j monia. Mr. Couch submitted to an! "operation Monday. ' i i It, , ' ' ! i ting in first class shape, was sold as follows: Chairman, Jos. Holliday; by order of Judge Murray of the sup- Vice chairman, Jno. Mrrish; treasur-erior court, to Messrs. Turner Over- er, Chas. L. Buller. The office of man and George W. Rauch, holders of secretary will be filled at the next and fight and are proving mighty balcony is expected to be ready for valuable men. J. Pickard has rapidly ' occupansy at the Pendleton game, developed into a back guard that can Thai? makes a splendid addition to the be relied upon at all times, while La- local lT and Fairmount fans may Rue and Hollingsworth can be depend- now wll boast of one of the best ed upon to form the core of the speedy fryms. in every respect, to be found offensive. n this section of the state. After seeing the locals in action" In curtain raiser played Wednes-Wednesdav nicht Fairmount fans feel dar n,t the Junior high school team doublv reassured thata Pendleton is won from the hih nol Freshmen in for a decided scrap in Friday br the score of 17 to 8. night's game. i ... p " . ... 1 Mrs. Nellie Buck entertained the Lineup ana summary: ,r . . . - A. . F t Missionary society of the Congrega- Fairmount, 28 Warren, 21 . , , J . , . . , r i - tional church on Wednesday after- Hollingsworth Worster, C Holmes . t , " x- v. i - o rr i - noon. Leader of the meeting, Mrs. Craw, C. Pickard & Holm Fem Compton. After an interesting LaRue Lombard, Jones "f0" hostess served a deli- . , cious two course luncheon. Centers j Flanagan Sower, Groves J ' T fs.v Groves- Jones ' Mr- and Mrs- Lincoln Stookey came of victories is rrcdictod even thouch some of the stiTcst srames of the season r.re on the carvl. I l fan n- o,t irtoweto.l in the curtain raiser between the rival midget squads and this contest will undoubtedly be replete snd clever work on the with thrills i part of both j ds, Nrth Marion and Fairmount . ---v n-.i .? unjuan I mu teams. Work on the balcony in the high ; t F,y., ..vc.w v..w... i t-- -, - . ... , ,, 11 "way menu . mere win prooaoiy: I . . I a little finashing work to be 'done, but the main lection of the Istill F a little finashino- work to lo j Tuesday f rom Oxford, O for a few ttaf " nrme- "f Pied by Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mall mann Lo AnJes; OaU who have been sting m Oxford. Mr. and Mrs. . be prepared with the mystery box questions and other work of the day. : ! ) - , i ' V V i -"I A , , A bride Mrs Lula Rich Compton a very " ', " ., " . . , i"" " " , TAr ddodddtv n?nx? in..wr-a iwi x. .i,... , . .FOR JKA.MAUS IU. tABM. Robert C. Smith this week complet ed a deal by which he traded his stock of groceries on North Main street and ia, ,,.. nt around on ... . . lfM.atoH toe-ether with four pieces residential property in the north part of town, for a 130-acre farm located within one-half mile of Butlerville, in Jennings county, formerly owned by LeRoy Schauntz, who will come to Fairmount about Feb. 1, to take possession of his new holdings. Mr. Smith and wife expect to move to the farm at a later date. Albert Vice and family of Marion, spent Sunday with William McCor-mick and family. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gregg and son, Wm. Jr., of Marion, spent Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Dave Gregg. Mrs. Curt Smith, who submitted to a surgical operation at the Grant county hospital a short time ago, was brought to the home of Miss Belle Kelsay Wednesday evening and is recovering! nicely. Mrs. Jennie Trader has received word from Everett Trader, who, with his wife and three small children left here five weeks ago in an automobile for Florida, where they expect to spend the winter. Mr. Trader and family were four weeks on the way and enjoyed the trip in leisurely fashion. They are now at Lake Wales, having made the entire trip without mishap" and are enjoying the sunny south. ! i j Qjj Field gvals Hollingsworth, 6; LaRue, 5- rv. i. C- HoTmes. li S. Holmes. l Lombard, 4; Jones, 1. Foul goals, S TT1me. Snt of 8: LaRue. 1 out of a mortgage on the real estate, for the amount of their claim, plus $1. ' MRS. ETTA RATCLIFF DIES IN IOWA TOWN. Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Etta Ratcliff, a former resident of Grant county, which oc- curred Saturday at Meltonville, Iowa. She is survived by two daughters and five sons a brother, Robert Dooley of Fairmount, and a sister, Mrs. W. Emerick of Marion. H. FUNERAL MRS. SKINNER tw x unvn & xr ix.Txot- ,r rr " J Mrs. Mary H. Skinner 71 passed away Monday morning at 11 o clock at her home threond a half miles north of town, death being dse to double pneumonia. Funeral services were I conducted from the home after which! fk iA . f. i Irwatod Tionr Now Tendon tnr KnriaF Mrs. Skinner is survived by six children, five boys and one girl. There will be a meeting of the W. B. A. O. T. M. Thursday evening in the I..0. 0. F. hall, at which time in - stallation of officers will take place, Mrs. Ethlyn Empsweiler of Montpe - Her acting as installing officer. Mrs. Tiva Weir of Angola will also be J present. , j j ! ! ' 1; Hollmgsworth, 3 out of 7. Scorer, Stookey and their guests spent Tues-Hackeny; Timer, Morphet; Referee, dy l ne Stookey farm near Fair. Craip. mount. ' Before the game and during inter-! mission the Fairmount high school The Women's Foreign Missionary orchestra furnished a number of selec- ; Society of the M. E. church will meet - tions that won much applause from ,dth Mrs. Owen Curless on South Main fans. - .street Tuesday, Jan. 24. Mesdames , . jLangsdon, Moon, "Morris, and Gunn Complimentary to Helen and Joe will be assistant hostesses and Mrs. Johnson of Yarbalinda, Cal., who are Hollingsworth will be program leader, visiting in Fairmount, and Locile and The president, Mrs. Elsie Traster, de-Bob Jones, Miss Marjorie Armfield sires very much that there be a full entertained at six o'clock dinner Fri- attendance at this meeting, that they day evening at her home on North Main street.

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